Do you remember living in Washington during the 1970s? We dug up an old article from the Washington Post about the construction of the Metro along Wisconsin Avenue. Read more to learn about the construction, an old photo, and more!
Take a look back in time to 1960s Washington, DC, when the streets were filled with cars and buses during what looked like "rush hour." See the photo and read the story of the days before streetcar tracks were taken out.
Take a look into the past and explore the McDowell gas station at 5252 Wisconsin Ave. NW in Friendship Heights, DC. It held a prominent place in the Washington, DC landscape during World War II, and today, the spot is occupied by a parking garage near Mazza Gallerie.
Explore the history of Georgetown's Apple Store, located at 1229 Wisconsin Ave NW. It's been many things, including a diner, a parking lot, ESPRIT Superstore, and a national chain of disposers of stolen property.
Ever wondered why Wisconsin Avenue was known as High Street and further up as Tennallytown Road? Learn the history behind the naming decisions and why the ultimate preference of the people is still a much mooted question.
Learn the unique history of Cathedral Heights, from its early days of wild dogs to real estate mogul William Matteson. Read an article from 1907 that announced the birth of Cathedral Highlands and the important role Matteson played in its development.
This second part of our research into 1335 Wisconsin Ave. NW reveals the history of this building, from Frank Kidwell's local butcher market to the Atherton Pet Shop. Read on to learn about the beer and bowling of Connors Grill!